Friday, November 16, 2018
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PAHS Grade 2s show off their Xhosa skills in song

Port Alfred High School Grade 2 pupils delighted the audience by singing in Xhosa at the foundation phase prize giving last Thursday night. https://youtu.be/oeOaKSkYy3Q

Enkuthazweni needs your help

It has now been 20 years that the Enkuthazweni Disabled Children’s Project has been caring for children with disabilities from the Nemato Township, relying...
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El Shaddai announces student council at prize giving

El Shaddai Christian Academy principal Rene Payne announcing the Representative Council of Learners for 2019 at the senior school prize giving last Friday night. https://youtu.be/BFmrTmqPwVw

The success of the clivia

A local success story leads to a challenge of accepted history on the origin of the clivia The clivia is a highly sought-after flowering plant,...
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PAHS Glee Club at the school annual prize giving

Port Alfred High School held its annual prize giving ceremony on Tuesday evening at the school hall where academic and athletic achievements of Grade 8...

President Ramaphosa offers best wishes to matriculants

President Cyril Ramaphosa offered his best wishes to matriculants ahead of their final exams‚ which start on Monday. “Your success in obtaining the National Senior...

Protests could disrupt matric exams‚ but department is ‘ready for risks’

Despite risks identified by officials‚ parliament’s portfolio committee on basic education feels confident that schools are ready for the matric exams. This comes after the...
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Evergreen and SAPS explain social crime to a young audience

On Tuesday morning at the Port Alfred High School hall, the SAPS and the Evergreen Theatre Company put on a series of sketches to highlight...
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Happy Hours Grandparents Day

The Grade R and intermediate classes at Happy Hours Pre-primary school put on a great show for their grandparents day on Friday morning. The children sang...

Grandparents Day at El Shaddai

It was a festive time as El Shaddai Christian Academy held its annual Grandparents Day on Wednesday, and the theme was the 1950s. As the...

Round Table feeds university rowers

This weekend it's the University Boat Races on the Kowie River, one of the town's most prestigious events but this year it was not...
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Watch: Plenty of contrast at Saafa’s spring day variety show

The annual South African Air Force Association's (Saafa) variety show, held at the Don Powis Hall in Settlers Park on Saturday saw different dance...

Nearly 3‚000 unqualified teachers in the Eastern Cape

Almost 3‚000 teachers in the Eastern Cape are teaching subjects for which they are not qualified‚ with Nelson Mandela Bay schools hosting more than...
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Watch: Learning about the solar system at El Shaddai

The pupils at El Shaddai Christian Academy had a rare opportunity to learn through a visual medium about the sun and the moon on...
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Happy Hours took us to the circus

It's always a colourful evening out when the children from Happy Hours take to the stage to perform, and Thursday was no exception with...

LAHS celebrates 60 years

THE Lower Albany Historical Society (LAHS) celebrated its 60th birthday at Don Powis Hall last Thursday with a slide-show presentation of the society's excursions...
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Learning and playing at El Shaddai

EL Shaddai put on a great show on Wednesday evening, named Around the world and down Memory Lane at the school hall. The amount of...

School closed after pupils go on rampage

An Eastern Cape school has been temporarily closed after pupils‚ allegedly drunk‚ ran amok and stoned the principal‚ his vehicle‚ the circuit manager’s vehicle...

No food for Eastern Cape pupils after education department bungle

A blunder by the Eastern Cape education department has seen thousands of pupils go hungry at 35 primary schools. The department mistakenly declared the schools...

Have a child at a Gauteng school? Proposed changes to the admission policy could...

No learner may be refused admission to a Gauteng public school on grounds that constitute unfair discrimination‚ including race‚ gender‚ disability‚ belief‚ culture‚ language‚...
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Full day’s action and entertainment at PAHS

FIRST it was the Full Day Derby at Port Alfred High School where Graeme College, Victoria Girls High and Primary along with Kingsridge High School...

Port Alfred Soup Kitchen gets R80,000 donation from Stenden students

TK MTIKI and JON HOUZET A FASTING fundraising drive by NHL Stenden University students in the Netherlands has netted R80,000 for the Port Alfred Soup...
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Dambuza’s dazzling drummies

DAMBUZA Primary School sent its drum majorettes to town on Friday to say farewell to a staff member.  

PAHS derby day pictures

Port Alfred High School’s first team rugby beat Linkside High 31-3 in their derby day clash on Saturday. Try-scorers for PAHS were Cameron Marais,...
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Big win for PAHS first team rugby over Linkside

A late try by Port Alfred High School in their exciting first team rugby clash against Linkside High from Port Elizabeth on Saturday. PAHS...

Youth orchestra a musical treat for PA

THE Talented young musicians of the KwaZulu-Natal Youth Orchestra delighted a full house audience at the Port Alfred High School hall last Thursday night...

Some new ideas to beautify Port Alfred

A FRESH eye often sees things that others have missed, and landscape architect Warren Lange of Hort Couture has once again brought over students...

‘We are ecstatic’: South Africans stranded in China are coming home

The Chinese government will foot the bill for a group of 51 South Africans to return home‚ after they unwittingly became embroiled in a...

Shivers and laughter: More pictures from the Polar Plunge

There was a great community spirit and much fun was had by all who supported Port Alfred High School's Polar Plunge at East Beach...
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Braving the cold for the Polar Plunge

Taking a dip in the ocean on the winter solstice. Port Alfred High School's Polar Plunge drew a good crowd at East Beach this...
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